iPhone lost in Italy found in Shanghai

A Hangzhou man who lost his iPhone four months ago in Italy recently received it in a package – from a police officer in Jiangxi Province. The man, surnamed Wu, a resident of Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, was amazed to recover the...


Clean game

Sanitation workers in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province vie for a ball with brooms during a work-related sporting event on Sunday. Photo: CFP Source: Global Times


Nurturing genius

Children read A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Shakespeare in a training session in Hangzhou In order to help their children win “at the starting line,” many Chinese parents have started educating them as early as possible, up to and including...


13 students injured after explosion rips through Hangzhou apartment building

An explosion rocked a student apartment building of a university in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province this Friday morning, injuring 13 students, ifeng News reported. The explosion occurred on the apartment building’s first floor, where a few eateries were located. Based on...


Tens of thousands march for gay rights in Taiwan

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Taipei today for Asia’s largest gay rights parade, with many urging Parliament to push through a controversial bill recognising same-sex marriage. Supporters from Taiwan and abroad waved placards reading “equal...


Coca-Cola re-enters China’s ready-to-drink coffee market

Coca-Cola recently re-entered China’s ready-to-drink coffee market launching a new brand in seven local markets, aimed at tapping into the new high-growth segment, ‘s Daily Business reports. Coca-Cola introduced its Georgia brand to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Fujian and...

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New home prices continue to fall

New home prices fell in all but one city monitored by the government last month as easing of property curbs failed to halt a market downturn amid tight credit. Prices dropped in 69 of the 70 cities in September from...


Ford plans network of Lincoln showrooms

US automaker Ford Motor Co has launched its first vehicles under the luxury Lincoln brand in China as it seeks to make inroads into a car market dominated by German models. Ford announced in April it would begin Lincoln sales...


International Experience Day activities kick off

The 2014 Hangzhou International Experience Day series activities were started on the morning of October 22. Approximately 100 consuls, cultural counselors, representatives with chambers of commerce, foreign professors, foreign students studying in the city and artists from 32 countries attended...